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Juncus paludosus

Juncus paludosus E.L. Bridges & Orzell

Florida Rush, Swamp Rush

Juncaceae (Rush family)


USDA Symbol: JUPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


Native Habitat: Hardwood and cypress swamps, ditches and marshes.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3062 - A New Juncus Sect. Ozophyllum (Juncaceae) from Peninsular Florida, U.S.A. (2008) Edwin L. Bridges and Steve L. Orzell

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Juncus paludosus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Juncus paludosus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Juncus paludosus


Record Modified: 2020-11-04
Research By: CBR

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